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Virtual AARLCC Live Tour-20200528 .mp4

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This fly whisk has a rounded circular handle with an elephant standing on top of it. The handle is carved wood with a brown patina, covered with 24K red gold leaf. The shaft of the handle has ancestral faces. The horse tail attachment for shooing…

Fly whisk features two elephants with their trunks entwined around a tree. The center shaft is missing the blue indigenous fabric for shooing away flies. It is made of carved wood with brown patina and 24K red gold leaf.

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This monkey figure is referred to as a gbekre, a brother of the buffalo spirit known as Guli. It is carved out of natural unstained wood. This figure fulfils a deity role by receiving offerings in agricultural rituals and protects the living. A…

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Carved wood male face mask in a dark brown patina with white kaolin highlights. The small carved beard has a woven rope and raffia beard attached to it and fabric behind it.

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This spoon is made of carved wood with a dark brown patina and a recessed oval-shaped bow. On the handle of the spoon is a full figure standing on mound base with his hands on his chest.

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This small shoulder mask has a simple, small-featured face with elephant-like ears. The long straight neck is wrapped with indigenous rope. There are pierced holes around the outer edges of the base for attaching raffia. The mask is made of carved…

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This face mask has two large wing-like projections. It is made of carved wood with a rich red-brown and dark brown patina. There are holes in the perimeter for attaching to a face, and shows evidence of being used.

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A pangolin (or scaly anteater) stands on a flat base. Rising from the middle of its back are the neck and head of an antelope. The base has four holes for attaching to a basketry cap to be worn on a person's head. The antelope is covered with animal…

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This male figure with mirror eyes stands on top of a shell-shaped base with a human head at one end. There are two openings for inserting herbal medicines.
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